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Piero Piva

Piero Piva, 96, passed away Monday, October 1, 2012, as he desired, at his home in Challis, Idaho. He was born February 27, 1916 on the East Fork of the Salmon River, the third of six children born to Pete and Gina Piva. The family moved to the ranch at Birch Creek when he was very young. He attended school in Challis and went to work on the ...

Helen Trevino Huggins Uresti

There will be a Rosary and Funeral Mass held for Helen Trevino Huggins Uresti this Friday, October 12, 2012, 10 a.m. at St. Nicholas Catholic Church, 802 F Street, Rupert, Idaho.She will be buried at 2 p.m. that day at the Wendell Cemetery, 501 W. Avenue B, Wendell, Idaho.Helen, formerly of Mackay and the Pahsimeroi Valley, passed away a year ago. ...

Garrett Charles Nicolson

Garrett Charles Nicolson was born December 18, 1987 in Corona, California, at 8:18 p.m. Rob and Debbie happily brought him home to join his two big brothers, Cole (age 3) and Clay (age 18 months). The older boys loved their baby brother and always remained close as friends as well as brothers. Because of his birth date and time, “18” was ...

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